Benchmade Knives Hops In Bed With Gun Control

BY Herschel Smith
6 months, 4 weeks ago

I stumbled on this via reddit/firearms, but David Codrea has a number of links as well.  Look at what the boys at reddit have dug up.

You can Google Darlene Hooley and see here love for gun control and the Brady Center’s love for her.  So how did this all come up you ask?

Here’s their reply to the kerfuffle.

Not good enough.  Traitors.

I don’t own any Benchmade knives, and never will.  There are too many good companies out there (Ka-Bar, CRKT, etc.) to give my money to traitors.

How about you?


Comments

  1. On February 21, 2019 at 3:31 pm, WiscoDave said:

    So, no one else has oxy/acetylene torches?
    That’s their idea of specialized equipment?

  2. On February 21, 2019 at 5:48 pm, Matt said:

    I would not be surprised if this is realpolitik at its finest. They will no longer get my money.

  3. On February 21, 2019 at 5:55 pm, Georgiaboy61 said:

    Already have a list of leftist companies and people whose products, goods and services I boycott – Gillette being the most-recent addition. Easy to add Benchmade Knives to that list. Vote with your wallet – it is the only language they understand.

  4. On February 21, 2019 at 6:21 pm, Cederq said:

    I am from a small town south of there and have owned Benchmade knives being a local product. I never knew how leftist they were. Glad I don’t have one now as I would snap it in half and send it back to them with a note saying I will never own a product they make. I have so many companies I don’t buy from that I am actually saving money and find perfectly good replacements or do with out.

  5. On February 21, 2019 at 11:02 pm, James said:

    Better yet,do as I did and e-mail em and let em know why you will never buy their products and why you will encourage others never to buy their products,then,follow through on keeping others informed,sigh…..,the list grows longer daily it seems.

  6. On February 21, 2019 at 11:54 pm, Conrad said:

    Things are becoming black and white, Live Free or Die.
    Benchmade has jumped the shark, Buh Bye.

  7. On February 22, 2019 at 6:26 am, Matt said:

    Never heard of them before this. Will never buy one of their products now. I’m perfectly happy with my CRKT and KaBar.

  8. On February 22, 2019 at 8:15 am, warhorse said:

    somewhere out there, someone is thinking “boy, I wish I could get grandad’s shotgun back. some jerk stole it and I reported it to the cops, but they say they haven’t found it…”

    I bet the oregon city cops made zero effort to return that stolen property.

  9. On February 22, 2019 at 10:25 am, Fred said:

    Never had a Benchmade. I love (not a word use often) my CRKT M16-14M MIL – High Risk Environment, which is a ridiculous amount of things to call a single knife, but fun to say. Best knife I’ve owned and for 20 bucks at a random pawn shop to boot. KaBar Tanto works for me as well.

  10. On February 22, 2019 at 11:19 am, Ned2 said:

    Oregon has gone full California.
    Never go full California.

  11. On February 22, 2019 at 6:46 pm, George said:

    Unfortunate. I own two. They are good knives. They are the last of that brand I will own. Those of us on this side of the divide must spend our money carefully.

  12. On February 23, 2019 at 7:30 am, Talktome said:

    We’re not traitors, we just help the traitors. Got it.

  13. On February 23, 2019 at 11:14 am, Ned said:

    Possible add slogan: “Benchmade for Bolsheviks. When we take your guns, you’ll want a good knife.”

    The Gun Collective has a good video:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xH6ajIHNRpM

  14. On February 23, 2019 at 5:50 pm, Badger said:

    They should’ve shut after their Fakebook statement. When digging yourself deeper in a hole, first – put down the shovel. Here’s the CEO’s pathetic (still too kind a word) video ‘splainer’ (which is chopped up & the body language is epic):

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRleLfBosBE&app=desktop

  15. On March 14, 2019 at 8:13 pm, USMC-old-Corps said:

    Just looked up Darlene Hooley’s voting record and NRA grade. A big fat F and you can see all her stances. She’s a top-tier gun-grabber. All I need is facts, and I’ve seen enough. This business started when a local gun store–A GUN STORE–asked for 100 knifes. They eventually when bankrupt in round 1. Here’s to you forgetting all the important things and wishing you a quick re-visit to bankruptcy court. Good riddance.

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